Historic victory results in drug price relief for Montanans
Medicare Rx Drug victory lowers cost of vaccines and insulin — Montanans encouraged to take advantage of the new benefits
Last updated 2/24/2023 at 11:28am
Here in Montana, tens of thousands of seniors will get relief thanks to a new law that helps to reduce out-of-control drug prices.
After years of urging Congress to make prescription drugs more affordable, older Americans won the fight for Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices and help millions save money on their medications.
Two key provisions of the new law took effect Jan. 1 of this year:
First, the new law limits the out-of-pocket costs of insulin to $35 a month for people on Medicare, saving money for an estimated 9,000 Montana Medicare beneficiaries who take this life-saving d...